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Texas Woman Scammed by 'Friend' in 'Facebook Lottery'
Includes video report A woman in Texas says she was the victim of a well-worn scam, but what was unique in her case was that the fraudulent pitch came to her through a Facebook friend and was allegedly endorsed by President Obama. Kris White admits that she shouldn't have been fooled last week by the Facebook message saying she had won $250,000 in a Facebook Powerball lottery, ABC News affiliate KTRK reported. She said she was shown documents that wrote United States with lowercase letters ...
May 23, 2014, 2:05 pm - Lottery News forum

11 more retailers suspended by Florida Lottery
Includes video report The Florida Lottery, suspecting fraud, has suspended sales at 11 more stores, bringing the total to 14 since a Palm Beach Post investigation revealed startling patterns of winners. Two of the stores were owned by winners profiled in The Post's investigation. Amit and Nita Thakker have owned or operated various stores in and around Gainesville for years. Since 2005, they've cashed in 226 big lottery prizes worth more than $560,000. Lottery officials seized equipm ...
May 17, 2014, 2:13 pm - Lottery News forum

Phoenix couple claim $3.3 million lottery prize
Includes video report After almost two weeks of remaining silent, the winners of the $3.3 million Arizona Lottery The Pick jackpot claimed their winnings. Robert Brito and his wife, Anna, of Phoenix, said they waited to claim the money because they wanted to get their finances in order and prepare to responsibly handle their windfall. We have invested it, and it will go to a trust fund for the whole family, Robert said. The Britos, who were reserved in revealing details about their ...
May 10, 2014, 8:12 am - Lottery News forum

Connecticut Lottery launches 5 Card Cash
Includes video report By Todd Northrop Starting Sunday, May 4, Connecticut Lottery players will have a new midday game to play featuring a playing card theme is proving to be very popular throughout North America. The new $2 lotto game called 5 Card Cash is modeled after the popular poker-themed games found in several state and provincial lotteries throughout the United States and Canada. While most Connecticut Lottery games either have the opportunity to win instantly, or in a daily ...
May 4, 2014, 12:17 pm - Lottery News forum

Undercover officers catch store clerks keeping winning lottery tickets
Includes video report A man walks into a convenience store and asks the clerk to check his lottery tickets. Can you scan these and see if there are any winners? he asks. The clerk scans the first ticket and freezes, staring at the screen that shows it's a $1,000 winner. The clerk shakes his head, puts the ticket to the side and tells the customer, There's nothing on them. What the clerk doesn't know is that the customer is an undercover officer wearing a hidden camera, which captures the ...
Apr 27, 2014, 12:08 pm - Lottery News forum

Lucky woman buying lottery ticket narrowly escapes truck crash
Includes video report Surveillance cameras captured amazing video of a woman who barely escaped with her life when a truck crashed into a grocery store in the Park Manor, Illinois, neighborhood Friday afternoon. It happened at the Farmers Food Basket at 71st and Martin Luther King Drive. Witnesses say a Ford pickup truck hit two other vehicles in the intersection, then careened into the front of the store. The woman, who was buying lottery tickets from a vending machine near the site ...
Apr 21, 2014, 11:19 am - Lottery News forum

New twist to lottery scam
Includes video report Authorities in Colorado are seeing a new twist to the lottery scam that has been going on for years. The typical scam involves a call or email saying you've won a lot of money, but you have to pay taxes and fees up front before you can claim the money. In the new version, there is a second caller who claims to be with the FBI or some other law enforcement agency. The alleged law enforcement officer claims the victim really did win a lot of money, and says the fi ...
Apr 21, 2014, 10:24 am - Lottery News forum

Minnesota Lottery turns 25, shows off new logo
Includes video report The Minnesota Lottery celebrated its 25th birthday Thursday with a splash of color. In fact, there were many splashes of color, courtesy of celebrity performance artist David Garibaldi. The 32 year old finalist on the America's Got Talent program leapt onto a stage at Target Plaza before the noon Twins game and speed-painted the new Lottery logo on a black canvass in 5 minutes. The new logo features the iconic loon, but this loon has wings spread in flight. It is t ...
Apr 19, 2014, 1:15 pm - Lottery News forum

Wisconsin Lottery kicks off new '5 Card Cash'
Includes video report By Todd Northrop Sunday, April 6 marks the start of the Wisconsin Lottery's first new lottery game in over 10 years. The new $2 lotto game called 5 Card Cash is modeled after the popular poker-themed games found in several state and provincial lotteries throughout the United States and Canada. While most Wisconsin Lottery games either have the opportunity to win instantly, or in the nightly drawing, 5 Card Cash offers both. Players will be able to win one of sev ...
Apr 6, 2014, 1:14 pm - Lottery News forum

Postal agents intercept, destroy fake lottery checks
Includes video report Instead of sending foreign lottery letters and checks directly to you from Canada, Jamaica, Costa Rica or Mexico, more and more, scammers are sending big batches of letters in a box, to middlemen in the United States. Each letter is stuffed in a pre-addressed envelope and many envelopes are stamped with American postage. The return addresses are typically just a private mailing center in an American city. The person who picks up the box may hand it off to yet another ...
Mar 4, 2014, 1:14 pm - Lottery News forum

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